Amber Ale | Marble Brewery

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42 Ratings
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Amber AleAmber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States
marblebrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by UnionMade on 08-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
42
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
8.72%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of kylehay2004
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of LXIXME
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Medium to big off white head rests above a clearish honey amber golden colored medium bodied beer.

Aroma is sweet caramel malt with a light citrus added to it.

The slightly burnt and sweetish caramel malt is forefront in the taste with little grain and a tad bit of a citrus hops sneaking in there.

A light dry aftertaste with a hint of sweet caramel to it.

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Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Duff27
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle date 02 03 11

A- Fizzy, off-white one-inch head on a translucent medium-red colored beer. Average head retention and little lacing.

S- Smells sort of piney...bready, pale malts.

T- Subdued fruit hops. The malts take the front seat in this one. More bread, hint of caramel/cinnamon.

M- Medium mouthfeel, well carbonated.

D/O- Easy drankin' beer here. To kill a sick pack on a cool autumn night, well no one could argue with that. Very surprised I'm only the second review on this one. This brewery is HIGHLY underrated/unnoticed by the masses....not flashy but very solid brews.

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Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of wrightst
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of BGsWo22
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of bpfrush
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of kvgomps
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of MDDMD
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-amber color with a nice off-white head and decent lacing

S-caramel malt, floral, citrus, hint of pine

T-caramel malt,citrus, floral, orange, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-an amber ale with decent flavor profile and body

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Photo of Lovely85
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of denver10
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours an orangey-amber with a white head. Aroma is bready, some slight toffee, a touch floralnand a little pine. Flavor is a nice full breadiness, some toffee, alittle sweet floral and some pine. A medium bodied, creamy, somewhat active mouthfeel. Overall, a great amber ale. Right up there with Odell’s Stone Barn and Levity for my favorite of the style. One of the very few ambers I want to drink more of. Great beer.

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Photo of rangerred
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear amber with a nice pillowy off-white head. Head retention and lacing are excellent.

Aroma is piney hops along with a toffee/toasted maltiness. There is also a touch of spice in the aroma, maybe cinnamon, reminding me of some winter warmers.

The taste has some piny/earthy hops along with a slightly spicy maltiness that reminds me of a rye beer. There is some toasted malt too along with a respectable hop bitterness that remains somewhat restrained in line with the style.

Again I am impressed by Marble Brewery. Every beer I have tried has impressed me and I can't say enough about this brewery. They definitely fly under the radar but I am very thankful they distribute to TN. I think I heard that their head brewer is a graduate of UT Knoxville which could be the reason their beers are available here.

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Photo of OldTime
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of bwbetts
3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UnionMade
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz Bottle brought back from New mexico by my lovely wife.
Pours a pretty medium, ale-like amber. Tawny brown. A good puff of head without a generous pour, lacing on the glass nicely.
Smells mostly of sweet, toasty malts, with a bit of floral, fruity esters in the background. Soft, placid hops.
Very smooth, easygoing flavor. Caramel malt easing into apple fruitiness and a gently hopped, slightly floral, balanced finish. There's a nice little understated artistry to this beer. The carbonation is mellow, supporting a medium body with unconcerned ease. The well-mannered carbonation and impeccable balance are my favorite aspects of this brew. Not heavy handed or angular like a lot of beers I've been drinking lately. There's nothing particularly noteworthy, but everything comes together seamlessly, with no rough edges. Just a well made session beer. I like it a lot, and would love another bottle. Reminds of some of the great British ESBs.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of ocelot2500
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy amber color with a tight off-white head that leaves chunks of lacing.

Smells of toasted bread and caramel notes.

Tastes of a big malty base with smaller hop notes on the end. Malts lead off with toasted bread, caramel, and toffee. Toasted tones lend to a nuttiness. Some fruit comes through midway as well. The malt feels substantial, but is not particularly sweet. Hops add in the end with floral and earthy notes.

Mouthfeel is medium with a slightly crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a malt based amber that I feel works well. Another good beer from Marble.

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Photo of brewskifan55
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter.

A: Amber colored with very small head. Decent lacing.

S: Hop forward with grapefruit and nuts.

T: Follows nose with a shot of caramel malts. Very smooth hop character.

M: Light. Dry. Good carbonation.

O: Drinks more like a pale ale. Wasn't expecting all the hop flavor. Still a good entry from Marble. Sessionable.

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Amber Ale from Marble Brewery
3.9 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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